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Rescued paper note book

by EcoStreet March 31, 2010 Recycling

Rescued Paper Notebooks are made entirely from discarded paper that has been collected and assembled by hand in India. Papers are folded and bound in a direct form of recycling which enables the owner to write on the reverse of the printed pages.  They come in three sizes and a variety of colours from Sukie.

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Terracycle Pop Up Shop in NYC (and cool events)

by EcoStreet March 26, 2010 EcoDIY

Attention New Yorkers, check out this cool pop up shop that’s going to be featuring some amazing events and showcasing some awesome products during Earth Month. Terracycle will be selling their amazing eco-friendly products, and hosting some fabulous events, like a green workout session every Wednesday in April, and (if I was in NYC, I’d […]

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Recycled rebar nesting tables

by EcoStreet March 24, 2010 EcoHouse

I love the industrial look of these nesting tables by So’mace and Wuttke Werks. They’re made of reclaimed whitewashed Douglas Fir and recycled rebar in Hawaii. Recycled rebar nesting tables [design*sponge] [ad#google]

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Find out the Future of Green from those in the know

by EcoStreet September 25, 2009 Climate Change

Ever wondered what the future of green looks like? Insider Trends has, and it’s set up an event to find out the answer. It’s called ‘Interesting Things For Interesting People: The Future of Green’, and it’ll be a fast, furious ‘speed presentation’ night. In central London on the evening of Tuesday 27th October, 8 green […]

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Open Green Map (and Cape Town Green Map) launches today

by EcoStreet June 5, 2009 Activism

It’s World Environment Day and the launch day of Open Green Map, a global initiative to map out local natural, cultural and green living sites, to help people make greener lifestyle choices. There are launches being held around the world today: Cape Town, Geneva, Jakarta, Stockholm, Baltimore, Pereira Colombia, the UK towns of Swansea, Clackmannanshire, […]

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Pure Design gets a makeover

by EcoStreet May 15, 2009 EcoArt

Elaine Dutton of Pure Design wrote a guest post for EcoStreet some time ago all about how the small-scale manufacture of beautiful objects out of sustainable or repurposed materials is better for the environment than the current “throwaway fashion” trend. Recently, Elaine has been in touch with me again asked me to tell you about […]

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On freedom, saris and kick-ass bags

by EcoStreet April 19, 2009 EcoFashion

I’ve just discovered Freeset bags (& journals) and just love what they are all about… Freedom for the women who have no choice but to roam Calcutta’s streets as prostitutes, and for their daughters. My pick of the bags are these dragonfly print jute shoulder bags with cotton lining (the handles are lined too to […]

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